Health Office is open to all students and staff members at FAMS. We do screenings of height, weight , blood pressure, vision and hearing of all students during the first half of the year. In March and April the 7th graders are screened for Scoliosis .
According to Board Policy and State of New Jersey the nurse can only give Medicine with a prescription from a doctor and permission in writing from the parent/guardian even for over the counter medication.
Teaching can be the key to a long productive life. I believe the focus of school nursing should always be about providing the students with quality care, but also teaching them to care for themselves.